Helpful Screening Tools and Links

 

ADHD:

Vanderbilt Teachers Scale

Vanderbilt Parent report form

Anxiety Disorders:

Child report: Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED)

Parent report: Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED)

Depression:

Patient Health Questionnaire: PHQ-9

OCD:

Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: CYBOCS

 

Other Screening Tools:

Massachusetts General Hospital School Psychiatry Website

 

Other Helpful Links:

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has "facts for families'' brochures covering a wide variety of mental illness in children and adolescents. Click on the link, and search for the topic of interest:
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

The American Academy of Pediatrics has a parent-friendly website. Search for topics of interest:
Healthy Children.org

 

For parents with medication concerns for treating depression:
Parent's Medication Guide

 

For adults and families of children with mental illness:
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

 

Information about a wide variety of mental health topics from the American Psychiatric Association:
The American Psychiatric Association